CCJ Top 250
ATA completes its return to D.C.
While ATA’s headquarters previously was located in Arlington, Virginia, the association maintained an office in Washington, D.C.
January 13, 2023
Trucking industry welcomes delays due to infrastructure bill projects
Route optimization and mapping technology companies are prepared to take on the necessary evils like road closures and subsequent freight delays that these infrastructure projects will trigger in support of a better road system.
December 26, 2022
The state of trucking in the U.S. and around the world
Trucking leaders from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe talk workforce development, the environment, infrastructure and the supply chain.
October 31, 2022
Q&A with DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg and FMCSA Admin Robin Hutcheson
CCJ participated in a media roundtable with Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and FMCSA Administrator Robin Hutcheson.
October 26, 2022
Telling the truckload story
As midterm elections approach, policymakers are rightly eager to connect with voters, and it’s important that the trucking industry seize this opportunity to tell our story.
October 13, 2022
CARB lays out plan to transition trucks to zero emissions by 2035
Transitioning to zero emission trucks and vans is no easy task. CCJ talked with the California Air Resources Board to see how they plan to roll out their 2035 zero emission deadline.
October 6, 2022
Hutcheson confirmed to lead FMCSA, becomes the agency's first full-time admin since 2019
Robin Hutcheson was named Deputy Administrator in January and immediately became Acting Administrator on the heels of then-Acting Admin Meera Joshi's resignation.
September 22, 2022
Congress again eyes repeal of federal excise tax on trucks
The tax was first enacted in 1917 to help pay for World War I and was increased to its current 12% level in 1982. Also: CVSA asks FMCSA to require carriers hauling hemp to carry standardized documentation.
June 17, 2022
Would-be FMCSA boss takes aim at trucking safety in first Senate committee hearing
Senate committee presses pending FMCSA Admin Robin Hutcheson on safety, hair testing and attracting drivers to the industry, among other topics.
June 8, 2022
Biden nominates Hutcheson to lead FMCSA
FMCSA hasn't had a full time administrator since Ray Martinez, who stepped down from the post in October 2019.
April 6, 2022
TCA doubles down on advocacy and outreach efforts
TCA's David Heller says new media outreach efforts will yield big gains for its members as the trucking industry faces new challenges, rules and regulations.
March 22, 2022
DOT tasks its COVID response and recovery boss to lead FMCSA
Robin Hutcheson has been named Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, taking over the role vacated by the departure of Meera Joshi earlier this month.
January 19, 2022
Acting FMCSA boss stepping down
FMCSA hasn't had a full time administrator in more than two years.
December 20, 2021
ATA's Spear highlights wins, challenges for trucking industry
In his annual State of the Industry and Association Address, ATA President and CEO Chris Spear praised the industry’s efforts to keep the country moving through the Covid-19 pandemic and continued work to address issues critical to trucking.
October 25, 2021
ATA files formal request for truck driver exemption from possible vax mandate
ATA boss Chris Spear asked the White House Thursday for provisions exempting truck drivers and fleets with government contracts from a potential vaccine and COVID test mandate.
October 21, 2021
FMCSA Administrator nominee clears another hurdle in confirmation process
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted Wednesday to move Joshi's nomination along to the full Senate for final confirmation. Former CARB official nominated to lead NHTSA.
October 20, 2021
Joshi confirmation hearing is Wednesday, set to lead FMCSA
Industry stakeholders voice support for her nomination.
September 20, 2021
Biden announces plan to require vax, COVID testing
Biden’s mandate could derail carriers’ plans to mostly stay out of their employees’ – including drivers’ – vaccination status.
September 9, 2021
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Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
More than 50% of respondents to a recent CCJ driver survey said their carrier had raised pay at least twice since 2020.
House bill offers recruiting and retention incentives, grants to truck drivers
U.S. Xpress names Julie Van de Kamp president of dedicated
Supply chain correction helps put the 'worst of the inflation crisis behind us'
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